Thursday, July 01, 2010

Owens Corning recognizes UP for service excellence

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Owens Corning has named Union Pacific the only railroadrecipient of its 2009 Global Logistics Carrier Excellence award recipient. UPwas recognized only railroad to receive the award, was recognized forsuperior on-time performance.

“It is quite an honor to receive this recognition from OwensCorning,” said Eric Butler, Union Pacific vice president—IndustrialProducts. “We constantly look for ways to add value for our customers bylistening to their needs and providing the most efficient and effectivetransportation solutions.”

Owens Corning notes that “in addition to providingsuperior service, award-winning carriers also help Owens Corning achieve itswaste-free sustainability goal through involvement with the SmartWay™Transport Partnership and impressive safety record.” SmartWay™ isa partnership between freight industry sectors and the U.S. EnvironmentalProtection Agency (EPA) that establishes incentives for fuel efficiencyand reducing greenhouse gas emissions.